YES Employee Spotlight | March 2018

YES Staffing Pros are the Best in Utah!

March as a month represents new beginnings, as it typically hosts the first day of Spring and daylight saving time. At YES, we would like to use March to represent an employee who has brought about some change and new beginnings for us recently – David Sanchez!

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Thank You David Sanchez | YES March Employee Spotlight

David started with YES as an On-Site Manager at a large client in Salt Lake City who valued him tremendously in the short time that he was there. He has impressed us greatly with his reliability, positive personality, eagerness to learn, willingness to help anyone with anything, and general organizational and managerial skills. He is currently being developed as an Office Manager at YES, and we are very excited to see where the future will lead for him in this role.

We asked David to answer 11 questions about work and life. Here’s what he had to say:

1. Five things you enjoy.

  • Being with my family
  • Seafood
  • Dance
  • My wife's pumpkin bars
  • Travel

2. Three things you don't.

  • Lies
  • Procrastination
  • Unorganized people

3. What do you like most about working at YES?
To be able to help people to find a job that will provide for themselves and their families.

4. What do you think would make YES better?
Have cruise vacation prizes for employees.

5. If you could meet anyone, who?
Dave Ramsey.

6. Your favorite place in the world.
Wherever my family is, that is my favorite place in the world.

7. You're in business school right now. What's been your favorite class?
Entrepreneurship.

8. What is the number one challenge you face in your job?
Finding quality candidates for our clients.

9. What do you think is the best way to meet that challenge?
Do a proper job interview (not a fast/express one) with open questions, and help prospective employees feel we are here to help them.

10. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES?
We are a great company, we work hard, we have fun, we do our best to place employees in the right job.

11.You, YES President Reed Laws, and YES CFO Kerry Westenskow agree to have a contest to see who can eat the most chocolate. Who wins? Why?
Kerry and Reed will win, I am not a chocolate person!!

Thank you so much for all that you do, David. You are a valued member of the YES team!

Alison Evans
Human Resources Manager
Your Employment Solutions

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Employees of the Month | February 2018

February 2018 Employees of the Month!

At Your Employment Solutions we know that the staffing business is the people business. YES, we want to help people find good jobs in Utah! Our company mission is to match the right person to the right job every time. That said, we truly appreciate and care about the people we get to meet and work with on a daily basis.

Congratulations Irma Aguilera!

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We want to congratulate Irma Aguilera who was our February Employee of the Month for one of our on-site clients in North Salt Lake! David Carrejo, one of our amazing North Salt Lake account managers, nominated Irma and had this to say about her:

 “Irma has been a star employee since she started here. We enjoy seeing her smile everyday and she makes it a pleasure to work with her. Keep up the good work.”

We asked Irma to answer a few questions about YES. Here's what she told us.

1. How did you find out about YES? My friend told me about your staffing agency.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? I have only worked here and I enjoy it.

3. What do you think would make YES better? Nothing, it is a great company.

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? To work there! I have told many friends about YES.

Irma was awarded a thank-you certificate and YES shirt for her great work. Thanks again Irma for being a part of the hard-working Utah staffing team at Your Employment Solutions!

Congratulations Michael Harrington!

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We want to congratulate Michael Harrington who was our February Employee of the Month for one of out clients in Ogden, Utah! Chris Walker, one our awesome account managers, nominated Michael and had this to say about him:

“Michael has been a very reliable worker! He is always willing to take additional shifts and has a great attitude about his job. He is always working to improve and takes criticism well. We are very happy to have him as part of our team! Great work Michael!”

We asked Michael to answer a few questions about YES. Here's what he told us.

1. How did you find out about YES? I worked with your staffing agency previously.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? This job. I enjoy working in the warehouse and driving forklift. I like the people that I work with and I have been treated very fairly by my supervisors.

3. What do you think would make YES better? Nothing

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? I think that it’s the best agency that I have worked through.

Michael was awarded a thank-you certificate and YES hoodie for his great work. Thanks again Michael for being a part of the hard-working Ogden, Utah staffing team at Your Employment Solutions!

Congratulations Oswaldo Rico!

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We want to congratulate Oswaldo Rico who was our February Employee of the Month for one of our clients in Salt Lake City! Kenneth Lane, one of our great account managers, nominated Oswaldo and had this to say about her:

“Oswaldo has proven consistent pick and pack numbers, always has a great attitude, and has outstanding attendance.”

Oswaldo was awarded a thank-you certificate and YES hoodie for her great work. Thanks again Oswaldo for being a part of the hard-working Salt Lake City, Utah staffing team at Your Employment Solutions!

YES Employee Spotlight | February 2018

YES Professionals are the Best Staffing People in Utah!

For the month of February, please welcome to the Employee Spotlight stage, Karina Horst!

Thank You Karina Horst | YES February Employee Spotlight

Karina is a valued Bilingual On-Site Manager at one of our largest clients in the Salt Lake Valley. We are so impressed with her reliability, drive, attention to detail, and positive personality! She is a great team player who can always be relied on to get the job done and done well.

We asked Karina to answer 11 questions about work and life. Here’s what she had to say:

1. Five things you enjoy.
1. Visiting my family in Costa Rica
2. Buying makeup
3. Trying new recipes
4. Summer
5. A clean house

2. Three things you don't.
1. Winter
2. Big dogs
3. Country music

3. What do you like most about working at YES?
I love that I get to meet a lot of people from different countries and that I can learn about their culture. I really enjoy that I get to see them every day, talk to them and help them through their career path.

4. What do you think would make YES better?
A nice recliner/hammock in the back of our office so we can go and take naps at lunch.

5. If you could meet anyone, who?
Nikkietutorials, she is a makeup queen.

6. Your favorite place in the world.
Costa Rica! I miss home everyday.

7. Speaking of.. you’re originally from Costa Rica. What’s the biggest difference between Costa Rica and the USA?
This is a hard one. I would say it would be between the weather, the food and the people. Costa Rica has the perfect weather, delicious food and the most fun and welcoming people.

8. What is the number one challenge you face in your job?
When you put a lot of effort setting someone up for a position and they just don’t show up to work. Also, people calling in when we really need them to be at work.

9. What do you think is the best way to meet that challenge?
Make the employees feel important so they are motivated to come to work.

10. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES?
Go for it. YES helps you to grow as a person and professionally as well.

11.You, YES President Reed Laws, and YES CFO Kerry Westenskow agree to have a contest to see who can eat the most tacos. Who wins? Why?
Definitely Reed. I don’t why, he just looks like he would eat a lot.

Thank you, Karina, for all that you do for YES, your on-site team, and our client. You are amazing! Keep up the good work.

Alison Evans
Human Resources Manager
Your Employment Solutions

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Employees of the Month | January 2018

January 2018 Employees of the Month!

At Your Employment Solutions we know that the staffing business is the people business. Our company mission is to match the right person to the right job every time. YES, we want to help people find good jobs in Utah! That said, we truly appreciate and care about the people we get to meet and work with on a daily basis. We value our hard-working and incredible co-workers and employees!

Congratulations Franco Arellano!

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We want to congratulate Franco Arellano who was our January Employee of the Month for one of out clients in Ogden, Utah! Kaitlyn Sterling, one our awesome account managers, nominated Franco and had this to say about him:

“Franco had perfect attendance since he started. He is always smiling whenever I see him and he is always very friendly. Thank you for being part of our team!”

We asked Franco to answer a few questions about YES. Here's what he told us.

1. How did you find out about YES? Another Staffing agency told me to come to you guys.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? This has been my only one. It’s been awesome.

3. What do you think would make YES better? Nothing, everything is great. Staff is friendly, gorgeous and very organized.

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? They will help you!

Franco was awarded a thank-you certificate and YES shirt for his great work. Thanks again Franco for being a part of the hard-working Ogden, Utah staffing team at Your Employment Solutions!

Congratulations Kristina Dudley!

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We want to congratulate Kristina Dudley who was our January Employee of the Month in Logan, Utah! Jordyn Poll, one of our great account managers, nominatedKristina and had this to say about her:

“Kristina is a fantastic employee who works very hard and has a good attitude. She's worked for us for several months and hasn't missed a single day. She gets along with her co-workers and is always willing to help them. We love having her as an employee!”

We asked Kristina to answer a few questions about YES. Here's what she told us.

1. How did you find out about YES? My husband recommended your staffing agency.

2. Whats been your favorite job through YES? ICON parts picker. I like driving the picker.

3. What do you think would make YES better? I don't thing there is much you can change. You give people more chances than they deserve. I truly like it here.

4. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES? Call YES cause that who I went through for the job I have now and they are very helpful and will find you a job if they can.

Kristina was awarded a thank you certificate and YES hoodie for her great work. Thanks again Kristina for being a part of the hard-working Logan, Utah staffing team at Your Employment Solutions!

YES Employee Spotlight | January 2018

YES Employees are the Best Staffing Professionals in Utah!

This month’s Employee Spotlight belongs to an account manager who just so happens to have her birthday AND work anniversary fall within the month of January as well — please help me send a shout out to Cesia Hernandez!

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Thank You Cesia Hernandez | YES January Employee Spotlight

Cesia is a fun and friendly account manager in our North Salt Lake Corporate Office who is always welcoming our guests with a smile. She brings a great sense of customer service with her from her experience with her previous employer. Cesia is someone who we can rely on to get the job done and to help others. She always has the most positive attitude and the most contagious laugh.

We asked Cesia to answer 11 questions about work and life. Here’s what she had to say:

1. Five things you enjoy.
– Spending time with my son
– Coffee
– Hiking
– Sushi
– Doing people’s hair and makeup

2. Three things you don't.
– Doing my own hair and makeup. I love the outcome, but hate the process.
– Spiders
– Bacon

3. What do you like most about working at YES?
Definitely my coworkers.

4. What do you think would make YES better?
Having a gym!

5. If you could meet anyone, who?
My great grandma. My mom always speaks so highly of her and I would definitely love to meet her when the time comes.

6. Your favorite place in the world.
Any awesome beach.

7. What’s the best show on Netflix? Why?
The Walking Dead, because Jeffrey Dean Morgan is in it!

8. What is the number one challenge you face in your job?
Getting employees all set up for a job and just hoping they show up!

9. What do you think is the best way to meet that challenge?
I’ve tried a few different things, so if anyone knows how to make an employee show up for work, please let me know.

10. What would you tell someone looking into working with YES?
Get ready to have fun and work at the same time and lots of “your mom” sayings.

11.You, YES President Reed Laws, and YES CFO Kerry Westenskow agree to state a makeup tutorial channel on YouTube. Who’s in charge of what kind of makeup advice and why?
Kerry would definitely be giving out contouring advice! “How to appear slim and tall 101.” Reed would be doing a tutorial on how to have thick, defined eyebrows without making them look too bushy

We enjoy having you around, Cesia, and look forward to the future!

Alison Evans
Human Resources Manager
Your Employment Solutions

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